Bij DemoNews hebben ze een korte review in elkaar geschroefd van de Athlon 650. Als mobo hebben ze de MSI 6167 gebruikt, waarna ze deze combi onder o.a. Quake 2 gebenchmarked hebben. Hieronder heb je een gedeelte.
Not too long ago, AMD was known for their very bad CPU's, atleast I felt it like that when the k5 was compared to Intel's CPU's. But, at some point things started to turn for AMD, they started to give out the K6, K6-II and K6-III series that went quite well for them. That made the competition raise between AMD and Intel, now the K7/Athlon has hit the market and Intel really got something to bite in. Let's see how the CPU makes up to its repurtation.
Today, there are no mainboards available to buy on the market. The board I have is specially sent to me by MSI. This mainboard is the one to be released very soon. FIC, ASUS and probably a bunch more of companies will releases their own K7 mainboards with their own specifications very shortly. I have the opportunity to use the MSI-6167 mainboard.